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Ajaltoun is a town and municipality in the Keserwan District of the Mount Lebanon Governorate in Lebanon. It is located 24 km north of Beirut. Ajaltoun's average elevation is 850 meters above sea level and its total land area is 612 hectares. The municipality consists of a twelve-member council, which as of 2008 was headed by Clauvise Khazen. In addition to the municipal council, two mukhtars (headmen), Georges Fersan and Antoine Harouni, also serve the town. The Virgin Mary Church, built by the Khazen sheikhs in 1647, and the Mar Shalita Monastery are located in Ajaltoun. The town was also the site of fighter plane crash during World War I.